Grammar school--it's all about eating and sleeping. Well, for Chet Gecko, anyway. To Chet, nothing is more divine than a plate of Mrs. Bagoong's Mothloaf Surprise followed by a sweet bit of shut-eye on the playground. (Besides a few Pillbug Crunch bars and a monthlong holiday, that is.) In these two hilarious mysteries from Chet's tattered casebook, he and his mockingbird partner, Natalie Attired, must catch a cafeteria thief, foil the sinister plans of a weaselly zis mockingbird partner, Natalie Attired, must catch a cafeteria thief, foil the sinister plans of a weaselly zombie master . . . and still take part in the Nations of the World PTA assembly. (Fourth-grade detectives get no respect.)… read more
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
It may seem old-fashioned, but glass baby bottles are coming back in a big way. Glass is easily cleaned and doesn't absorb odor, color, or taste, making it a major must-try for your baby.
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Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
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Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
Originally touted as a tool to help kids stay calm and focused, the fidget spinner quickly took off as one of the most sought-after toys of the year. While your kids are probably very familiar with the standard spinners, these unique fidget spinners will catch their attention and make the perfect gift.
Making memories last is so important when you're a parent, and picking out the perfect camera to preserve each special moment can be a big task. Here are six of our favorite options for parents, from high-quality digital cameras to fun instant-film options.
Contains picture puzzles featuring a baby shark hiding in every scene depicting the many different kinds of creatures that live in... and around the ocean, and offers facts about marine life. read more
The Was Bug is about Brunski the Beatle, who is a no-nonsense bug. Brunski does not condone peer pressure of any kind. Watch Bruns...ki as he takes on the popular bugs at Dead Stump Hollow High School and saves his other friends from becoming the next "was bugs" on Headlight Hazardous Highway. Brunski the Beatle shows you how a bug's life is not much different from a human's. read more
Someone—or something—is making a mess of the classrooms and playing fields of Emerson Hicky Elementary, and it is up to Chet Gecko... and Natalie Attired to catch the culprit ... before it ruins the annual Science Fair. read more
Chet Gecko doesn't believe in the supernatural. His idea of voodoo is his mom's cockroach ripple ice cream. But when a teacher rep...orts seeing a monster by the light of a full moon, it falls to Chet and his sleek-winged partner, Natalie Attired, to answer the burning question: Is this the work of a vicious, supernatural werehamster on the loose? Or just another science fair project gone wrong? read more
Kidnapped One by one, the members of Emerson Hicky's football team are disappearing. As far as Chet Gecko is concerned, this is a ...cause for celebration. Only trouble is that Chet's old nemesis, Herman the Gila Monster, is the number one suspect, and he wants Chet to clear his (not quite) good name. Chet and his mockingbird partner, Natalie Attired, must solve the case fast, or Herman will make sure it's their last. But which is more dangerous-Herman. or P.E. class? read more
Chet and his partner, Natalie Attired, investigate a cheating ring at Emerson Hicky Elementary school.
Danger may be Chet Gecko's business, but dessert is his delight. .Chet Gecko's hunger for mystery is matched only by his appetite ...for cockroach casserole, mosquito marshmallow surprise, and stinkbug pie. So when the cafeteria needs help nabbing a food thief, Chet digs into the case with a passion he usually reserves only for dessert. But this time Chet may have bitten off more than even he can chew. Someone has framed him, and now everyone at Emerson Hicky-even his trusted partner, Natalie Attired-thinks the food thief is none other than Chet! read more
Someone is turning the students at Emerson Hicky Elementary into zombies, and it's up to fourth-grade private eye Chet Gecko to fi...nd out who. read more
Contains 1 Random Figure. f you purchase more than 1 mystery pack, it is possible you could receive duplicate figures. Since these... are blind packs, we have no way of knowing whats inside. We choose them randomly and therefore cannot guarantee the... read more
So mom has clearly told the kids, big sister MaPetite and twins Simon and Schuster, not to go into the woods. Especially to avoid ...the Cave de Nez, Nose Cave in Nose Mountain. And to watch out for the Big Booger who lives in the cave. So what will the boys read more
Paperback, America Star Books, 2012, ISBN13 9781462661046, ISBN10 1462661041
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On a planet ruled by reptiles, amphibians, and insects, three young friends are faced with the task of saving their entire world f...rom annihilation by a wicked and terrifying warlord. When the evil lizard lord Cyrus Malthor sets out to claim the realm for his own, it is up to brave Chase, wise Jonas, and feisty Kiko to embark on a great adventure that will determine the fate of their beloved homeland and the future existence of the peace-loving reptilian races. After Cyrus lays claim to the Gecko's Gate, a magical artifact that has the ability to transport him and his armies anywhere in the blink of an eye, he appears unstoppable. Little does he know that an ancient prophecy has foretold that three will unite against him and hinder his great plan. Join Chase, Jonas, and Kiko as they journey through lush rainforests, hidden caves, and scorching deserts, meet mysterious amphibians and powerful leaders, and battle giant insects and formidable armies in their quest to regain the Gate, fulfil the prophecy, and rid their world of Cyrus Malthor once and for all. read more
""I didn't like Willie Groves, but I didn't hate him enough to want someone to kidnap him." Famous last words. Joey Bishop soon fi...nds himself face-to-face with the kidnappers himself (as well as his archenemy) in this fast-paced, urban story that will leave you panting for your next breath. read more
Right in the middle of a run-of-the-mill case, the powers that be finger Chet's fine-feathered partner, Natalie Attired, as a no-g...oodnik blackmailer and boot her out of Emerson Hicky quicker than you can say, Boot her out of Emerson Hicky. Chet, of course, tackles the case for free. Mess with his partner, mess with well, "somebody." (Natalie's the brains of the outfit.) But just when Chet thinks he might clear her name, Natalie disappears, leaving behind a reddish smear that looks kind of like cherry ladybug jam. . Is it murder, or something serious?" read more
"Benny Uncovers a Mystery" Benny and Henry are working all summer at Furman's, the biggest store in town, but they hadn't expected... that solving mysteries would be part of their job When an expensive vase disappears, the salespeople receive odd notes, and read more
Bucky's on the loose! Everyone's favorite University of Wisconsin Badger has a mystery to solve
When they're not spending time with their family, doing chores, or working on homework, Amy and Megan are busy putting their imagi...nations to work and creating their own adventures while leading the 301 Club. And, of course, investigating. Halloween is fas read more
Hardcover, The Islander Group Inc, 1989, ISBN13 9780962128004, ISBN10 0962128007
This is a mystery or is it an adventure? Orvil and Wibber, two dogs who live on an apple orchard in Michigan find themselves on an... amazing adventure when they attempt a rescue of their cat friend Perkins. read more
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Tim Diamond is possibly the world's worst detective. He's dense, he's distracted, he's unbelievably dim-it's a good thing his youn...ger brother Nick is around Nick knows there'll be trouble when Tim's entrusted with a package worth over five million dollars, but he doesn't know how much trouble. When the owner of the package is murdered, Tim gets the blame, Nick gets the package, and every crook in town is out to get them Can Nick outwit them and turn this candy caper into a sweet deal for the Diamond Brothers? Full of humor and non-stop action, this mystery series by the author of Stormbreaker will leave readers eagerly awaiting more. read more